Litigation Legal Assistant | Fredericton, NB

Join a team dedicated to delivering outstanding client service.

Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience clients rely upon for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment.

We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service.

We are seeking a permanent, full-time experienced Litigation Legal Assistant to join our Fredericton office to provide legal administrative support to lawyers in the Litigation practice group.

  • Review and organize documents;
  • Data entry and coding documents in document management system;
  • Cross reference documents for discoveries, motions and/or trial exhibits;
  • Utilize computer technology in an efficient and productive manner;
  • General office and clerical duties, including billable and non-billable functions;
  • Keep a daily calendar with a list of tasks;
  • Scheduling and bookings with respect to Discoveries, i.e. booking hotel rooms, conference rooms and scheduling court reports;
  • Drafting of letters with respect to filing pleadings and forwarding monthly accounts; and
  • Other duties as required.
  • Spoken and written proficiency in English is a must and bilingualism is considered an asset;
  • 1-2 years of experience working as a litigation legal assistant;
  • Legal Assistant or Paralegal diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution is considered an asset;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced working environment;
  • Highly organized, with the ability to manage and track multiple files at once;
  • Excellent proofreading, spelling and grammar skills, attention to detail is a must; and
  • Team focused, self-starter with the ability to work independently.

Cox & Palmer provides a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits:

  • 100% Employer paid premiums for individual or family health and dental benefits;
  • Pension with matching employer contribution and Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) program;
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP);
  • Health & Wellness programs including customized online resource platforms and more;
  • Personal Spending Allowance (PSA)
  • Corporate rates on gym memberships, home/auto insurance, hotel and car rentals;
  • “Casual Dress” policy; and
  • Vacation, sick, and personal time allowances.



This position will remain posted until successfully filled.

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Please submit a resume and covering letter to:

NB Human Resources

We thank all candidates for their interest in Cox & Palmer; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Cox & Palmer is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is a member of the Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network and an Employer Partner with the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion.